Dan Mumm Platinum Package

This is Dan’s most popular series of programs.  It includes six shred videos: Sweep Pick Fundamentals – Sweep Pick Mechanics – Fret Touch Mechanics – Classical Masterpieces for Metal Guitar – A Glimpse Beyond Shred Guitar – Sweep Pick Basics (Download Only Version). These six courses explain the fundamentals of all Neoclassical Shred techniques. Read More

Dan Mumm’s Sweep Pick Mechanics

Sweep Pick Mechanics by Dan Mumm is a comprehensive guide to sweep picking. It covers basic to advanced techniques taught on an interactive DVD and digital download. Players who are new to sweep arpeggios will achieve perfect technique with each note sounding clear and audible at even lightning fast speeds. Read More

Sweep Pick Combo Pack

A whole new approach to Sweep Picking.  This is a different kind of course than Sweep Pick Mechanics and Dan’s other Sweep Picking programs.  The Sweep Picking Combo Pack contains two companion products, a highly specialized linear video course that takes you through beginning to advanced sweep arpeggios and techniques, and a massive 4 volume tab eBook series that includes 455 sweep patterns.  Combined, you will learn the ins and outs of what makes a sweep arpeggio pattern, how they relate to one another, how to extend or modify existing patterns and build your own.  Read More

Fret Touch Mechanics

The ultimate two hand tapping guide. This is far beyond Eddie Van Halen’s groundbreaking technique.  Learn to use scales and modes to create your own shred patterns and sequences. Combine this with Dan’s sweep technique and you’ll sound amazing. Get this one now! Read More

Sweep Pick Fundamentals

This is Dan Mumm’s Sweep Pick Fundamentals for intermediate guitarists. It’s actually the prequel to his groundbreaking lesson Sweep Pick Mechanics. Dan breaks this technique down to the basics in 35 simple to follow exercises. Read More

Classical Masterpieces for Metal Guitar

The fastest way to elevate your guitar playing ability is to step outside the box; if you’re a rock player, add some blues, or jazz, or any other distinctive genre of music. In Classical Masterpieces for Metal Guitar we’re going to explore the world of classical music as written for metal guitar. Read More

Sweep Pick Basics

Dan Mumm teaches you the absolute basics of sweep picking in a lesson that you can master this week. Read More

The Sweep Picking Compendium

For those of you who are ready to expand your arsenal of Sweep Patterns indefinitely through tabs alone, The Sweep Picking Compendium Complete Package is exactly what you need!  With a grand total of 455 sweep patterns, arranged for reference, you will have virtually endless Sweep Patterns at your fingertips.  But The Sweep Picking Compendium can be used for much, much more than simply extending your sweep vocabulary.  Read More

Dan Mumm

Dan Mumm Bio

Dan Mumm is a musical composer, virtuoso guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and seasoned performer.

A composer first, Dan Mumm has been studying music and composition his entire life.  He has composed several thousand pieces of music throughout his life in a wide variety of styles.  Using his deep knowledge of Classical composition, he has developed a highly unique approach to writing music in modern styles.

Dan started learning music on the piano at age 4.  He picked up the guitar at age 12 and eventually moved on to the bass guitar, drums and violin, among a number of others.

Dan began teaching private music lessons professionally right out of high school.  He taught professionally for 12 years until he was in a position to dedicate himself entirely to his music career.

In his teens and twenties, Dan fronted a number of Hard Rock and Metal bands in Sacramento, CA.  He moved on to working as a solo musician in order to be able to focus more time on the music.

For his instrumental guitar-focused solo project bearing his name, Dan has released 4 full-length studio albums and an EP.

Dan is also associated with Doug Mark’s legendary Metal Method, having made 5 advanced instructional guitar programs under the label.  His comprehensive guide to sweep picking technique, Sweep Pick Mechanics, was one of the best selling programs, upon it’s release, in Metal Method’s 30+ year tenure.

Dan has performed around the world and made appearances at international trade shows such as Music China in Shanghai, NAMM in Anaheim, CA and the Frankfurt MusikMesse in Frankfurt, Germany.

Dan has a signature guitar line with Greeson Custom Guitars.  The Dan Mumm Signature (DM100) was designed by Dan and brought into reality by the incredible artistry of luthier Keith Greeson.  The Dan Mumm Signature guitar is available through Greeson Custom Guitars.

Dan has signature pick-ups with Planet Tone.  The Dan Mumm Signature “Dominatus” pick-ups were designed especially for Dan’s style by Jose Mellado of Planet Tone.  Dan Mumm’s Signature “Dominatus” pick-ups are available through Planet Tone.

Dan has had endorsements with Parker Guitars, DV Mark amps, GoGo Tuners, the You Rock Guitar, Dean Markley Strings, Guitar Pro Software, and Ogre Pedals.

INDUSTRY QUOTES

Michael Angelo Batio (voted “No. 1 Shredder of All Time” by Guitar One Magazine, and one of the “Top 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists of All Time” by Guitar World Magazine): ” Dan Mumm is a great, innovative young guitarist. Dan has total mastery of the instrument and is one of the best guitarists in this new generation of players. He is also a great instructor.”

Doug Marks (guitarist and producer of the Metal Method instructional DVD series): “Guitar virtuoso Dan Mumm has set a new standard for neoclassical shred guitar. Dan is not just a shred monster, he’s also one of today’s finest new composers.”

Cliff Elion (inventor of the You Rock Guitar and President of Inspired Instruments) “Dan is an impeccable guitar player with astounding technique and musicianship, he has helped us demonstrate the capability of our product, the You Rock Guitar – he has shown us things that we did not even know were possible. Dan’s professionalism is not limited to the guitar. He has written and produced several informative videos for us that really delivered our intended message, concisely and with great entertainment value.”